Guyana Employment

Bonus tax-free salary payments for healthcare workers, Joint Services in Guyana

“We are not returning the one month’s tax-free bonus for any other reason but because you deserve it, because you work hard for it.” - President Dr. Mohamed Irfaan Ali   GEORGETOWN, GUYANA — Both healthcare workers and members of the Joint Services of Guyana are getting the gift of bonus salary payments this year, President…
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Sugar’s not the only option, says Jagdeo in a push for economic diversification

VP notes efforts to “merge” sugar with other economic activities ongoing as GuySuCo management to be “strengthened” in the new year  GEORGETOWN, GUYANA — With “economic diversification” becoming a buzzword in the wake of the global COVID-19 pandemic that saw countless businesses close and the near-destruction of some industries in the tourism-dependent Caribbean, Guyana’s government…
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Guyana VP encourages contractors to seize opportunities on the horizon

Vice President Jagdeo urges contractors to also form partnerships with other sectors to find new business opportunities  GEORGETOWN, GUYANA — Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo is urging contractors to be on the lookout for expanded opportunities on the horizon as the government plans future development in all 10 regions of Guyana. He dropped the hint during…
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Guyanese sugar workers to receive promised 7% salary increase

Union says wage increase means “somewhat brighter” holidays for sugar workers who felt overlooked for years  GEORGETOWN, GUYANA — Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo has declared that Guyanese sugar workers will receive a seven percent salary increase as promised by his government earlier this year. While he could not indicate exactly how many workers are set…
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